Zühlke – Empowering Ideas


Enterprise Architect

Edinburgh - United Kingdom
London - United Kingdom
Manchester - United Kingdom
The Opportunity.
As a consultant, you support our customers in the development of groundbreaking architectural overall views. You show innovative ways how new, disruptive technologies can be integrated into traditional architectures, or how companies can build platforms and ecosystems that economically support the new digital business models. An important part of the work is your expressive communication with the management of our customers. You will also play a key role in our service development, assisting in recruitment and talent development.

What working at Zuhlke is all about.

At Zuhlke, we inspire our customers in transforming their visions and ideas into tangible solutions with passion and know-how. Our most valuable asset is our people, we value our people, and we’re working hard to ensure we create the right working environment so that we can all excel at what we do. Working collaboratively and collectively, solving problems for companies around the world, we unleash the power of human creativity and technical excellence. Zuhlke UK
    Projects for purpose
We have made it our mission to give our work a deeper meaning. That's why our teams are always focused on creating real positive change for business and society through technology and digital innovation.

Flexible working
We offer a variety of flexible working options to cater to people’s needs. With compressed hours, remote, hybrid, in office and part-time all being viable options dependent on project requirements and specific role expectations.

As one of our top strategic goals, we’re devoted to sustainability. Not only are we net-zero as a business ourselves, but we are also strategically positioning our business offerings in the area of decarbonisation and green energy and to help clients develop sustainable digital solutions.

Growth mindset
We have a strong learning culture. 10% of our annual turnover is dedicated to the continuous training and development of our skills and capabilities. We also hold a ‘Zuhlke camp’ annually, where we can learn from each other and have fun!

Diversity and inclusion
For us, diversity means people working together in teams whose uniqueness and differences enable them to achieve the best possible results. We are constantly looking to improve on how best to further diversity and become more inclusive.

Core Values
Our core values are integrity, courage, customer success, and top performance. We look for individuals who live these values, we encourage each other as colleagues to consistently align with our values and we ensure these values are engrained in all that we do at Zuhlke.

Your role includes
  • You advise on demanding, strategically important architectural projects. Your strength is the development of enterprise architectures together with interdisciplinary teams.
  • You enjoy positioning Zühlke and our offer effectively on the market (pre-sales) and leading our offers to success
  • Your architectural proposals are future-oriented and enable the implementation of the business strategy or new business models
  • You are very familiar with the most important topics of architecture management and incorporate this knowledge into your consulting mandates
  • You assess IT landscapes methodically and quickly know which systems and processes work efficiently. You recognize critical weak points and propose effective countermeasures
  • Concise and targeted communication with management and agile development teams is a regular part of your work. Your human qualities create trust, team spirit, energy and clarity
  • You moderate architecture workshops and jointly develop ideas for architecture, architecture management or roadmaps
  • Your concepts accurately describe meaning and purpose, opportunities and risks and result in well-founded recommendations

We would love to hear from you if you have ANY of the following...
  • Extensive professional experience as an Enterprise Architect, experience in more than one industry is desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF or other lightweight frameworks)
  • Competence in the areas of Lean, Agile and DevOps
  • Both a technical background with software engineering and experience with business analysis and project management are required.
  • Practical experience with common architecture concepts such as Microservices, SOA and Omnichannel
  • Extensive knowledge of current technologies (Cloud, Mobile, IoT, Big Data/Machine Learning/AI, Blockchain,   AR/VR, etc.) in relation to their influence on the enterprise architecture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Quick learner and strong problem solving skills
  • Analytical, customer-oriented, creative and innovative
  • Team-oriented personality with integrity, valuable coach, directly and sustainably in building trust with customers  and Zühlke.

  • You establish long-term, partnership-oriented relationships and develop and maintain them
  • You think and act in the interests of the organisation as a whole and utilise synergies
  • You take personal initiative in confronting obstacles and failures, have an optimistic overall attitude and take measures to ensure performance in the long term

Even if you feel you don't meet all the requirements yet, we are still happy to get to know you, learn more about your ambitions and ideas and look forward to receiving your application!

We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.
Edinburgh ,  London ,  Manchester

Sam Batters

Recruiting & Talent Relations

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